Problem In Installing Jaunty and Karmic

Andrew Farris flyindragon1 at
Sat Sep 12 18:23:28 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-09-12 at 13:20 -0500, Andrew Farris wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-09-12 at 18:40 +0100, Graham Todd wrote:
> [snip]
> > Send apic=debug report to whom?
> Im not sure..., maybe?
> > I can boot with the 'noapic' option from the livecd, and it loads fine,
> > but when I then try to install Ubuntu, I get the same message.  Anybody
> > know what the problem is likely to be? Age of my laptop?
> > 
> > Anyway, how do I get round this problem, so I can install Ubuntu on my
> > laptop?
> What do you mean you get the same message when you 'try to install
> ubuntu'? does this mean that when you start the install this message
> comes up, or after you install it refuses to boot with the same
> message?  
> If the latter is the case, just edit your /boot/grub/menu.lst file and
> append the boot line with noapic... something like this i'd imagine:

kernel      /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.28-15-generic
root=UUID=bc61271a-7951-43cb-a009-1bffa02416ed ro quiet splash noapic

sorry about the double post... I spend too much time on messenger..

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